Register for a Free Trial

Sign Up Today and get full access to the daily devotional and the rest of The Upper Room content FREE for 30 days.

Sign Up Today

We are to God the pleasing aroma of Christ 
among those who are being saved 
and those who are perishing. - 2 Corinthians 2:15 (NIV)

I used to work at a local mission. Some of my most vivid memories of that place are of the distinct smells I encountered there. Before guests arrived, the aroma of the day’s lunch would begin to permeate the air. Then as people came in we greeted them all, many...

Today's Prayer
Merciful Savior, thank you for the forgiving grace you constantly bestow on us. Amen.

0 Comments
Today's Reading
Luke 15:11-32

Thought for the Day

I can share Christ’s love by embracing a friend.

Prayer Focus

Someone who needs a friend


Respond by posting a prayer.

Cohen

A Breath of Fresh Air

"Discovery Weekend (The Upper Room spiritual formation weekend experience for middle schoolers) is a breath of fresh air for the youth ministry in local churches. I was impressed with the way it invited both spiritual maturity and committed leadership from our older youth as they served. Of course, our younger youth received so much as well."